Nina Simone

By | November 21, 2011

This hour we’ll explore the life and music of the great Nina Simone. We’ll talk with New York Magazine’s Joe Hagan about his look inside Nina Simone’s private diaries and chat with Simone biographer Nadine Cohodas about Nina’s life and music—from her roots as a gospel and classical musician to her place as one of the fiercest voices for civil rights. And we’ll of course listen to some of Nina’s best from her more than 30 year reign as the High Priestess of Soul. (59:00)


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